PWC | Isle of Man office announces senior promotions | July 2021

PwC Isle of Man is delighted to announce a number of senior promotions including two new directors and seven new senior managers. This sees the professional services firm recognising its local talent as the next generation of business leaders in the Isle of Man.

Date: Wednesday 21 July 2021



left to right, top to bottom: Alan Isaac, Andrew Simpson, Anee du Toit, Cherry Cruz, Melissa Maharaj, Mike Davies, Nicola Jackson, Penny Morris and Rudra Ramakrishnan.

The two newly promoted directors are: Mike Davies and Penny Morris.

Mike joined PwC in 2000 as a trainee and has over 21 years experience working with the firm's audit practice. Mike has managed the audits of clients in a number of different industries including manufacturing, oil and gas and insurance. He plays a significant role in the firm delivering audit quality and the firm’s training programme.

Penny joined PwC in 2006 as a trainee and has over 14 years experience working with the firm's audit practice. She has extensive knowledge of a wide range of financial services industries and has managed the audits of clients in banking, asset management, and insurance including listed entities. Penny is the firm's student liaison and oversees the student training programmes for trainee accountants.

The seven newly promoted senior managers are: Alan Isaac (Audit), Andrew Simpson (Actuarial), Anee du Toit (Audit), Cherry Cruz (Audit), Melissa Maharaj (Audit), Nicola Jackson (Tax) and Rudra Ramakrishnan (Audit).

Nick Halsall, Territory Senior Partner, said: ‘I’m very pleased to congratulate this talented group of individuals on their promotions. Their sector experience and expertise strengthens our offering to our existing and new clients and will support our clients as they deal with the opportunities and challenges faced both today and tomorrow.

‘Our people continue to remain our most important asset. Their ability to work with clients in building trust and delivering sustained outcomes has been highlighted more so during the course of the current pandemic. As the firm embarks on this new chapter, we are committed to investing in the future of the firm and it is testament to the talent of our people, the service experience we offer and our reputation that we are able to invest in this way.’

PwC Isle of Man has made a further 20 promotions to manager and senior associate. Together with the recent appointment of two new partners, the Isle of Man firm now has eight partners, six directors and a skilled manager pool that has been with the firm on average more than 10 years.